March 1, 2018

New Orleans, LA, March 1, 2018:

The Journey Group announced today the acquisition of two firms in the greater Birmingham, Alabama area, each a combination business consisting of a funeral home located on its own cemetery. Completion of this acquisition increases The Journey Group’s holdings in Alabama to four cemeteries and five funeral homes. 

Larry Merington, The Journey Group’s CEO stated: “Today, we added two excellent new partners into our portfolio of partner businesses. These two firms are premiere locations in metro Birmingham with outstanding reputations, incredible staff and highly capable leadership. Both businesses are combo facilities, which provide full funeral services to families in a single location. With these two n...

September 27, 2017

New Orleans, LA, September 27, 2017: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the acquisition of a two-location cremation business spanning most of southern California. This marks the fourth business The Journey Group has acquired in the 3rd quarter of 2017. Additionally, the Company has an additional six businesses under contract in the final stages of reaching financial closure.

CEO of The Journey Group, Larry Merington, noted: “There are approximately 20 million people living in the corridor of Los Angeles to San Diego, California and 60%+ of these residents have chosen or will choose cremation as their disposition of choice for funeral services....

July 24, 2017

New Orleans, LA, July 24, 2017: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the acquisition of two Alabama-based firms totaling three funeral homes and two cemeteries.

The Journey Group’s CEO, Larry Merington, commented: “From the start, we were very impressed with the quality operations of these firms and how they fit so well into our approach for serving families. With the transaction now completed, each location views the result as a three way win: the owners transition their legacy to a trusted successor, families will soon enjoy broader services and product offerings and The Journey Group inherits two great business partners in Alabama.”

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July 24, 2017

New Orleans, LA, July 24, 2017: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the acquisition of a three-location Austin, TX based business.

CEO of The Journey Group, Larry Merington, commented: “The three funeral home locations and single cemetery operation of the partner firm provide a solid footprint in the Austin market area. Providing both traditional family funeral services and being uniquely positioned with modern cremation practices in an ever-growing population that chooses cremation results in true full service capabilities for families. We intend to bring additional innovation and creativity to these facilities and provide even more vibrant and...

November 30, 2016

The Journey Group Adds Key Executive: Doug Farrow. New Orleans, LA, November 30, 2016: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the addition of two key executives. According to The Journey Group’s co-founder and CEO Larry Merington: “The addition of Doug Farrow as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales further strengthens our team and without question provides the level of leadership we believe is required to be a premier firm in the deathcare profession.” Doug Farrow stated “I was poised to accept another position when I learned The Journey Group wanted to meet with me. It didn’t take long to realize that The Journey Group was special. I abso...

November 18, 2016

New Orleans, LA, November 18, 2016: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the acquisition of four Texas-based businesses located in the NorthSouth corridor of Fort Worth to Corpus Christi. The Journey Group’s co-founder and CEO Larry Merington stressed: “This is just the beginning; we aspire to be the firm of choice for professionals in our industry that wish to sell their businesses, a firm that owners feel confident will continue their life’s work and secure their reputation.” With significant capitalization supporting the company, The Journey Group focuses on helping independent funeral home and cemetery owners transition their businesses. In...

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